He is Access and Career Development Fellow at Jesus College, Oxford University. He took his undergraduate degree in Politics at Bristol University. He then came to Oxford in 2006 for his Master's and DPhil. During and after his doctorate he held lectureships at several Oxford colleges, including the organising tutor for Politics at Wadham College and University College. His research focusses on the sometimes difficult relationships between judges and politicians, where the rule of law meets the power of politics. He has sought to explain the increasing intervention by judges into sensitive public policy domains, such as immigration, anti-discrimination and homelessness. He has recently published a book on 'How language works in politics: The impact of vague legislation on policy' (2018).
He has a degree from Havard University and a DPhil from Oxford University and he is currently a Senior Lecturer in International Relations. He serves as Director of the Centre for Technology and Global Affairs, a major research initiative on the impact of modern technology on international relations government, and society. He is also Co-Director of the interdisciplinary Centre for Doctoral Training in Cyber Security at the Department of Computer Science. His research interests lie in international relations theory, security studies, technological revolution and international order as well as European politics and integration. His recent publications include The Virtual Weapon and International Order(Yale University Press), " The Meaning of the Cyber Revolution: Perils to Theory and Statecraft" in International Security, and"Security"in The Oxford Companion to International Relations(Oxford University Press).
He is a Fellow and Director of Studies in Economics at St Benet's Hall and member of the Department of Economics, Oxford University. He is the Director of Studies in Economics at St Benet's Hall and formerly at Blackfriars College and St Catherine's College, Oxford University. He was also a Fellow of Brasenose College and Pembroke College, and before that he taught at the London School of Economics (LSE). He holds three master's degrees in Mathematics, Computer Science and Philosophy as well as PhD in Economics from the London School of Economics. He has a broad interest in both Economics and Philosophy and in 2016 he received the Oxford University Student Union Outstanding Tutor in Social Sciences Award.
He is an Associate Professor of Law in the Law Facultyand a Fellow of Corpus Christi College, Oxford since 2016. Previously he was a Fellow in Law and Director of Studies at Trinity College, Cambridge(2011-2016) and Jesus College, Cambridge(2008-2011).He is also a Research Fellow of the Utrecht Centre for Accountability and Liability Law and a Vice-President of the European Society for Comparative Legal History. The core research interest of his work has been the relationship between criminal law and tort law since around 1850 in around 10 legal systems. He teaches on tort law, criminal law and Roman law at Oxford University.
He teaches English Literature at Brasenose College, University of Oxford and his research is on Shakespeare and other Renaissance drama. He is the founding editor (with Professor Ewan Fernie) of 'Shakespeare Now!' a very successful series of innovative short books published by Continuum. He is now completing a monograph (detailed study) on possible worlds and the multiverse in early modern drama and philosophy. He is also working on a play inspired by Spenser's Faerie Queen, as part of an AHRC(Arts and Humanities Research Council) funded project to re- make the poem into new forms for today's audiences; for which he has also been awarded funding to produce a pilot film of the play.
He is a Research Fellow in Neuroethics, at the Oxford Uehiro Centre for Practical Ethics, and the Wellcome Centre for Ethics and Humanities. He gained PhD in Philosophy from The University of Western Ontario in Canada and was previously a post- Doctoral Associate at the Brain and Mind Institute at Western University. His research interests are in moral philosophy and neuroethics, particularly in the challenges of evaluating the well-being of individuals who are behaviourally non-respor as a result of severe brain injury. His project investigates how we can assess well-being in patients whose means of communication are severely limited or non- existent, what actions can and should we take to promote their well- being, and questions pertaining to their moral status. He has also written about clinical equipoise, disclosure of research results in functional neuroimaging researcn, and accidental awareness during genera anaesthesia.